Mental Health 101


An overview of common mental health disorders, how the mental health system works in Australia, the role of the church, and how to respond to a crisis.


Course content:

Seven crucial topics make up the course content for Mental Health 101:

  1. Mental health as a continuum

  2. The prevalence of mental health disorders

  3. A Christian perspective on mental health

  4. Common mental health conditions:

    • Anxiety

    • Depression

    • Bipolar disorder

    • Trauma & stress-related disorders

    • Psychosis/schizophrenia

    • Substance abuse

    • Eating disorders

    • Personality disorders

  5. Managing suicide risk and responding to mental health crises

  6. Understanding and engaging with the mental health system in Australia

  7. The role of the church

Who is this course for:

Suitable for all church members seeking to understand the needs of those within their communities.

Course presenter:

Keith Condie Co-Director, Mental Health & Pastoral Care Institute

Time and Location:

Wednesday 27 March 2019
9.30am – 12.30pm

Anglican Deaconess Ministries
Level 1, St Andrew’s House
464-480 Kent St, Sydney NSW 2000

Other locations by arrangement.